2022 ICD-10-CM Code V44.4

Person boarding or alighting a car injured in collision with heavy transport vehicle or bus

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:V44.4
Short Description:Prsn brd/alit a car injured in collision w hv veh
Long Description:Person boarding or alighting a car injured in collision with heavy transport vehicle or bus

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Transport accidents (V00-V99)
      • Car occupant injured in collision w hv veh (V44)

V44.4 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of person boarding or alighting a car injured in collision with heavy transport vehicle or bus. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Prsn brd/alit a car injured in collision w hv veh

Non-specific codes like V44.4 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for prsn brd/alit a car injured in collision w hv veh:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V44.4XXA for initial encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V44.4XXD for subsequent encounter
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use V44.4XXS for sequela

Index of External Cause of Injuries

References found for the code V44.4 in the External Cause of Injuries Index:

Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)